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#PIRATE RADIO

# pirate-radio - Tuesday 21 April, 2020

'I'd only meant to stay a few months aboard Radio Caroline. Ronan O'Rahilly's magnetism kept me there for years'
# Radio Caroline
# Radio Caroline

'I'd only meant to stay a few months aboard Radio Caroline. Ronan O'Rahilly's magnetism kept me there for years'

Apr 21st 2020, 7:00 PM 17,724 Views 8 Comments

Steve Conway pays tribute to the founder of Radio Caroline, the original radio pirate.

'The station revolutionised radio for a generation': Ronan O'Rahilly, founder of Radio Caroline, dies aged 79
# PIRATE RADIO
# PIRATE RADIO

'The station revolutionised radio for a generation': Ronan O'Rahilly, founder of Radio Caroline, dies aged 79

Apr 21st 2020, 10:24 AM 19,842 Views 12 Comments

The station had a listenership of up to 30 million and gave a host of famous presenters their starts in radio.

# pirate-radio - Saturday 29 December, 2018

The 1988 closedown: How a legal loophole led to an explosion in Irish pirate radio
# 30 Years On
# 30 Years On

The 1988 closedown: How a legal loophole led to an explosion in Irish pirate radio

Dec 29th 2018, 10:00 PM 21,977 Views 36 Comments

“You had grown up guys, some crying”: Remembering the night the pirates called it a day.

# pirate-radio - Saturday 18 August, 2018

DJ Gareth O'Callaghan to step down from radio as he battles 'rare and incurable disease'
# Multiple System Atrophy
# Multiple System Atrophy

DJ Gareth O'Callaghan to step down from radio as he battles 'rare and incurable disease'

Aug 18th 2018, 1:24 PM 79,879 Views 56 Comments

O’Callaghan told his fans:’I will miss being with you on the radio.’

# pirate-radio - Monday 13 June, 2016

Eamon Cooke: the convicted paedophile who launched the careers of RTE legends
# Philip Cairns
# Philip Cairns

Eamon Cooke: the convicted paedophile who launched the careers of RTE legends

Jun 13th 2016, 2:31 PM 42,100 Views 37 Comments

The late DJ Eamon Cooke has been implicated in the disappearance of Philip Cairns almost 30 years ago

# pirate-radio - Friday 2 January, 2015

This 8-year-old wrote to the Taoiseach in 1984 because RTÉ was 'mean to block sunshine'
# Meanies
# Meanies

This 8-year-old wrote to the Taoiseach in 1984 because RTÉ was 'mean to block sunshine'

Jan 2nd 2015, 8:30 PM 25,441 Views 16 Comments

She said she wanted RTÉ to ‘stop being mean’ to a pirate radio station.